Climbing a tall tower crane in windy conditions is a risky business, but sometimes you have no choice
Luffing Tower Crane
The UK’s Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA) has published a good practice guide for tower cranes working alongside railways.
A luffing tower crane jib dropped at a site in London on Friday hitting a family home.
The tower crane that dropped its jib on the cabinet office in London has now been removed.
Tower crane rental and service provider LOGA is currently operating nine Terex CTT Flat Top Tower Cranes as part of the construction of the One Nation Paris project – in response to the needs of general construction company Spie SCGPM (Spie Batignolles Group).
The new CTL 650 F45 is Terex Cranes’ new generation entry into the extra-large capacity class of luffing jib tower cranes. It completes the company’s portfolio of 14 CTL series luffing models.
As 2011 comes to a close, I would like to take this opportunity on behalf of the management and staff of craneblogger.com to thank our loyal readers who have devoted a few moments of their busy day to spend with us.
NCCCO also announced that it had been granted continued accreditation by ANSI for its previously accredited programs: Mobile Crane Operator, Tower Crane Operator, Overhead Crane Operator, Rigger Level I, and Signalperson
Amid the hum and rumble of downtown Manhattan — not to mention the clang of steel and the tangle of cranes — hard-hatted workers in fluorescent orange vests yell orders, spread cement, move machines. Empty boxes litter the ground. Shop lights hang from extension cords like Christmas bulbs.
Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will introduce its new crane safety rules and initiatives on September first. They will include regulations that will stipulate the requirement for a comprehensive lifting plan to be developed and implemented before a lifting operation can be carried out, with an appointed person responsible.